Man stabbed during assault in North Shields

A MAN has been stabbed after being assaulted in a house in North Shields.

The incident happened on Sunday when a 22-year-old was reported to have suffered stab wounds and a broken jaw.

Police received a report from the ambulance service that a man at a house in Devon Road was suffering from injuries, which it is believed were caused when he was assaulted inside the house by other men.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.

A 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and has been bailed pending further enquiries.